Coral Sisk

    Coral Sisk is an Iranian-Italian America-born food writer, blogger of Curious Appetite and sommelier from Seattle, WA and has called Florence home since 2012. Her blog details travel and calories of note in Florence and beyond, and her writing can be found on sites like Eater, Vogue and Conde Nast Traveler. In normal circumstances, she leads culinary wine tours in Florence, Bologna and around Tuscany, but her pandemic pivot involves gourmet gift boxes and virtual classes from Florence. @curiousappetite across social media

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    Celebrating spring with Iranian food in Florence and Tuscany

    Spring solstice has just arrived, which corresponds with Persian New Year, celebrated by more than ten countries from the “-stans” (Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, etc.) to Albania and by several ethnic groups ...


    Recipe: Porcini mushroom risotto

    It’s that time of the year when we crave comfort food and warming recipes. In Tuscany, the fall is perhaps the most exciting season for foodies as nature unfurls the ...


    Crostini: five gourmet toppings

    Crostini have endless potential and prove the ultimate snack food not only during the aperitivo hour, but also as appetizers at lunch or dinner and the perfect pairing when drinking ...


    5 ways to approach Tuscan food

    If you’re new to Florence, welcome! Ready for tripe or lampredotto, ribollita soup that resembles curry, or even fried brain? Tuscan food, when you get down to the nitty gritty, ...